The Benefits Of Liposuction: Why You Should Consider It

Board-Certified Plastic Surgeon Serving Las Vegas, Henderson, Summerlin, and Nearby Nevada

Posted: July 15, 2022

Liposuction is a type of cosmetic surgery that removes fat from the body. Usually, it helps to improve the appearance of the body, but it's also possible to remove fat, causing health problems. The liposuction procedure is a safe and effective procedure with many benefits. We'll explore some of them here.

What is Liposuction?

Liposuction is a popular cosmetic procedure that can help contour and shape the body. The procedure involves the removal of excess fat from specific areas of the body, such as the abdomen, thighs, or arms. Liposuction can also help to remove fat from the neck and chin area.

What are the Benefits of Liposuction?

Liposuction is a cosmetic procedure that can remove stubborn fat deposits from areas of the body that are resistant to diet and exercise. Despite liposuction not being a weight loss solution, it can help to sculpt the body and create a more toned and contoured appearance.

There are many benefits of liposuction, including:

  • Improvement of the appearance of areas that have excess fat
  • Removal of fat from areas of the body that are not comfortable or healthy to have fat
  • Helping to reduce the risk of developing obesity or other chronic health conditions associated with obesity
  • A minimally invasive procedure that does not require anesthesia or surgery
  • Improvement in body contour and shape
  • Reduction in the appearance of cellulite
  • Enhancement of self-esteem and confidence

Who is the Ideal Candidate for Liposuction?

Liposuction is not a weight loss surgery, and it is not suitable for people who are obese. A good candidate for liposuction is at a healthy weight but has localized areas of fat that are resistant to diet and exercise. 

Liposuction is only suitable for those in good health and free of medical conditions that may complicate healing. Consider liposuction only after consulting with a board-certified plastic surgeon to see if it is right for you.

What Should I Expect During and After My Liposuction Procedure?

The procedure involves making small incisions in the skin and then suctioning out the fat. Liposuction can occur using local anesthesia, which numbs the area, or general anesthesia, which puts you to sleep.

After the procedure, you can expect to feel sore and bruised. Most people can return to their normal activities within a week, but it may take up to several weeks for the swelling and bruising to subside fully. You may also have drainage tubes in place to help drain any excess fluid from the area.

Liposuction for Men and Women in Las Vegas

Are you thinking of getting liposuction? Look no further than Dr. Stephen M. Miller. At our Las Vegas plastic surgery clinic, board-certified plastic surgeon Dr. Miller offers liposuction for both men and women. You can give us a call at 702-369-1001.

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